Year 10 GCSE art students from St Paul’s Way Trust School, Tower Hamlets worked with artist Lucy Steggals to explore the inspirational life stories of eight people.
All images © National Portrait Gallery, London unless otherwise stated. Mark Gertler possibly by Dora Carrington, c.1909–1911 (detail). NPG 5431 Rachel Whiteread by Gautier Deblonde, 1999 © Gautier Deblonde (detail). NPG x126937 Edith Cavell by Eleanor M. Ross, c.1917 (detail). NPG 5322 David Adjaye by Jonathan Root, 2007 © Jonathan Root (detail). NPG x133117 Isaac Rosenberg by Isaac Rosenberg, 1915 (detail). NPG 4129 )
Explore the images above to reveal the connections to Tower Hamlets